Tags » Architectural History
Yesterday was the official Day of DH because these people said so.
I spent part of the morning cleaning up my website but dedicated most of the day to making transitions to a class I’ve taught for 15 years, and which has shifted digital bit by bit, but this coming semester will take a few bigger steps toward that world. 47 more words
The limestone chimney piece in the entrance hall of the Hugh Lane Gallery, formerly Charlemont House, Dublin. This building, begun in 1763 to the design of Sir William Chambers, features the work of a number of master craftsmen including the London-born sculptor and stonecutter Simon Vierpyl. 57 more words
I will organise a thematic architectural tour, this coming Sunday 24 May ’15, between the hours 17.00h – 19.00h, on the subject of the Great Fire of Bucharest of 1847, one of the most significant and transformative catastrophic events that affected Romania’s capital, and the important consequences for the architecture of the city that emerged in its aftermath. 365 more words
Paolo Lafranchini (1695-1776) and his younger brothers Filippo (1702-79) and Pietro-Natale (1705-88) were three of fifteen children born to Carlo and Isabella Lafranchini in the parish of Bironico which lies within the Italian-speaking Swiss canton of Ticino. 929 more words